# 43122

[ROBERTSON, Bryan]

Recent Australian painting.

$100.00 AUD

London : Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1961. Quarto, laminated illustrated wrappers (light edge wear), approx. 60pp., 23 black and white plates plus numerous portrait photographs. Foreword by Kenneth Clark, preface by Bryan Robertson, introduction by Robert Hughes. An important catalogue, this exhibition was the first major show of contemporary Australian painting. The artists represented in the exhibition were Balson, Blackman, Arthur and David Boyd, Brack, Coburn, Daws, Dickerson, Dobell, Drysdale, Fairweather, French, Friend, Gleeson, Nolan, Olsen, Perceval, Pugh, Sibley, Smart, Tucker, Whiteley, Williams and others. Each artist in addition to the illustrated catalogue has a portrait photograph and short biography. An iconic catalogue of modern Australian art.

A very good copy.